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Built in the 1930’s and designed by an English architect, the period-style lakeside ‘Villa Olivella’ in Tremezzo has been the beloved home for three generations of the same family.

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Built in the 1930’s and designed by an English architect, the period-style lakeside ‘Villa Olivella’ in Tremezzo has been the beloved home for three generations of the same family.

Nestled within an acre of secluded landscaped grounds which are adorned with beautiful olive trees and sweeping lawns, the namesake villa offers a haven of peace and tranquility, amongst the popular resort amenities and visitor attractions of the Central Lake (including the famous James Bond and Star Wars setting of Villa Balbianello in Lenno).

The elegant villa features an expansive layout across 3 WIFI-enabled floors. The ground floor entrance leads you into two large rooms; a cozy living room and an oval dining room. The living room features gorgeous antique wood floors and ample windows, a TV with DVD player and plenty of space in which to relax, socialize and unwind indoors. The oval dining room enjoys plenty of natural light and features a spacious central table, overlooking the garden through elegant wood carved doors. The area opens out onto the WIFI-enabled portico, which wraps around the front of the villa to maximize the beautiful lake scenery.

The ground floor also provides stress-free guest accommodation, in the form of 2 double bedrooms. The first comprises of a king size (twin joinable) bed, with garden access and a half bath. The second bedroom comprises of a queen size bed and its own En-suite with shower.
Guests also have access to the laundry room with WC facilities, situated to the service area below.

The lower ground floor provides a designated ‘service area’; with 2 large fully-equipped kitchens’, which can be used to prepare and enjoy family meals, as well as be utilized by private catering services, upon request.

To the upper 1st floor, a spacious and luminous master bedroom with sumptuous king size bed overlooks the lake. Next door, a second family bedroom furnished with a romantic ‘French bed’ + a single bed overlooks the garden and lake. The two rooms are serviced by their own bathroom, with bathtub.

The 1st floor also features a cozy sitting room with sofa, mirrors and sunny garden view terrace, alongside another spacious double room with twin beds and En-suite bathroom with bath tub (reachable at the end of the corridor). A 6th bedroom featuring 2 single beds completes the versatile sleeping configuration of the villa.

Outside, the luscious private garden leads via a path to a small private beach, where guests can sun bathe and enjoy a refreshing swim in the lake.

The villa is ideally located within the midst of two principal lakeside towns; Lenno (Villa Balbianello) and Tremezzo (for restaurants and bars). Guests are just a 5-10 minutes’ car journey away from the Lido di Cadenabbia, the Lido di Lenno and the Lido di Menaggio (which offers sandy beaches, restaurants, fresh water swimming pools, as well as a breathtaking view of the famous Bellaggio, Varenna and bay of Lenno).

Lenno sets a picturesque scene from which to enjoy a truly memorable self-catering stay here on Lake Como, with a great selection of cafes and restaurants as well as modern day amenities including supermarkets and a frequent bus and passenger ferry service all provided within easy reach of the holiday villa.
The famous Villa Balbianello can be easily accessed by water boat taxi from the Lido or by taking the pleasant woodland walkway nearby.
‘Villa Olivella’ also boasts proximity to the famous L’Isola Comacina, Villa Carlotta, Greenway del Lago walking route and the car-passenger ferry service from Cadenabbia to Bellagio, Varenna and Menaggio.

The highly desirable central western shore is popular for hiking, swimming, sailing, power boat rental, water sports, tennis, golf and is well-renowned for its fine gastronomy and friendly hospitality; which is served in abundance here from its authentic pizzerias, country-style ‘Agroturisimos’ and fine lakefront restaurants.

With the famous ‘Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club’ and prestigious ‘Vista d’Este Golf Club’ also located within easy driving distance along the western shore, guests can also enjoy world-class golf and world-class views!
Bellagio and Varenna along the eastern shore offer a labyrinth of fine restaurants, beautiful villa attractions and outdoor pursuits to enjoy, ranging from tree-top climbing at its Jungle Raider Park to horse riding and quad biking at its extreme sport centre on the Bellagio hillside.

The nearby lake capital of Como further boasts a fabulous range of city highlights to enjoy alongside convenient train and motorway links to Milan, Lugano, and the surrounding Lombardy region.

To maintain the peace and heavenly ambience of the villa, there is no direct access for cars to the property. Instead, cars can easily be parked across the street from the villa (adjacent to the stream bed, in Via Febo Sala).
Guest are kindly requested to keep locked the main gate along the main Via Regina side.
Please kindly note that the minimum rental period for ‘Villa Olivella’ is 1 week.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
1 double bed
Bedroom 5
2 single beds
Bedroom 6
2 single beds

The space
Bathrooms: 4.5
Bedrooms: 6
Beds: 9
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

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House Rules
No smoking
Check in is anytime after 4PM


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